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Biographical entry Swan, Robert Arthur

Occupation
Writer

Summary

Robert Arthur Swan is a writer who has written about the Antarctic.

Published resources

Books

  • Swan, R. A., Australia in the Antarctic, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1961. Details

Book Sections

  • Swan, R. A., 'Neumayer, Georg Balthasar von (1826-1909), scientist, magnetician, hydrographer, oceanographer and meteorologist', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 5, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1974, pp. 329-331. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A050377b.htm. Details
  • Swan, R. A., 'Borchgrevink, Carsten Egeberg (1864-1934), Antarctic explorer', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 7, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979, p. 348. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070353b.htm. Details
  • Swan, R. A., 'Bernacchi, Louis Charles (1876-1942), scientist and Antarctic explorer', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 7, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979, pp. 275-276. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070278b.htm. Details
  • Swan, R. A., 'Wilkins, Sir George Hubert (1888-1958), War Correspondent and Photographer, Polar Explorer, Naturalist, Geographer, Climatologist and Aviator', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 12, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990, pp. 488-490. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A120549b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Swan, R. A., 'The First Australian Scientist to Work and Winter on the Antarctic Continent', Victorian Historical Magazine, vol. 33, 1963, pp. 379-398. Details

Online Resources

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